The right afterthought
Zep 3:1-2, 9-13; Mt 21:28-32
Today’s parable could easily be set in our homes, parishes or even our own hearts. How often we jump with enthusiasm into a project, then fade out as it becomes difficult.
The first son, who initially says “no,” then changes his mind, should alert us: sometimes there’s virtue in the second thought, the delayed response, restraint rather than zeal.
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